There are many professions, even DIY and leisure activities, that require fire-retardant (FR) clothing. Despite the importance of this critical safety gear, many are unaware what makes a particular garment safe from burning or smoldering. FR Material Used for Different PurposesSo many of us use FR clothing every day without any understanding of what it is […]
Plane and Simple: Can You Wear Steel Toe Boots During Your Flight?
Travel for work is all about expediency. You want to check in, board the plane, and disembark in the least amount of time. After all, your main objective is to reach your destination and return home as quickly as possible. If you wear steel toe safety work boots, this could cause some unwanted hassles. This […]
What Can I Put in Work Boots to Stop Them Smelling?
By Jayden Mark Do your work boots smell? Many of us have had that unfortunate experience when it comes to work boots. We come home, remove them from our feet, and realize that everything smells. It’s not just embarrassing but can even become a serious issue if the boots develop a strong odor after some […]
What Type of Work Boots do Electricians Wear?
By Jayden Mark Work boots are designed to ensure that we are safe in the workplace. For every type of job, OSHA specifies the safety requirements for PPE. This would include boots, gloves, protective eyewear, and other equipment that minimizes our risk of injury at work. Work boots for electricians are specifically designed to protect […]
7 Best MIG Welders – Top Models Reviewed
By Jayden Mark A MIG welder is probably the best for beginners. For many DIY metalworkers, a MIG welder is also the top choice. The ease with which one can use a MIG welder, along with great versatility as to the type of welding you can do, are some reasons why these machines are so […]
Weld Like a Pro: Our 7 Top Picks for the Best TIG Welders
By Jayden Mark Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welders are considered by many to be the king of welders. This is the welding process of choice in the manufacturing industry. The reasons for this are numerous. TIG welding produces the cleanest welds, with no slag or splatter. TIG welders can be used on any type of […]
14 Best Plasma Cutters with TIG /Stick Welder Combo Options
By Jayden Mark Plasma cutters use an electric arc to cut metal. This advantage makes them the best way to cut any type of metal. It’s easy to cut curves and sharp corners, and you don’t have a rough edge to grind. A plasma cutter leaves a perfectly smooth finish, without any effort. In a […]
Stick to the Best: 9 Top Stick Welders for Professionals and Beginners Alike
By Jayden Mark Stick welders owe their popularity mostly to the fact that they are relatively inexpensive. While it takes a little practice to master stick welding, it is not as complicated as TIG welding. Like so many, I first learnt to weld using a transformer stick welding machine. Since then, inverter stick welders have […]
Starting Strong: 8 Best Flux Core Welders for Beginner Welders
By Jayden Mark I’m sure most will agree that a MIG flux core welder is the best way to go. These are the easiest welder to use and, with the correct flux core wire, you can weld just about any metal with ease. These are the best welders for beginners and are also very popular […]
Welder Buying Guide – All You Need to Know About Welders and Welding
By Jayden Mark Setting out to buy your first welder, or replacing your old one, is not as simple as it used to be. There are several types of welders available, each with their own pros and cons. Deciding between a gas welder and an arc welder, may be the first decision. Even then, arc […]
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